Provide Youth Work Services in Scottish Prisons

Provide Youth Work Services in Scottish Prisons

The Supplier shall utilise specific and proven approaches to deliver youth work services, which take account of the specific needs of young people in custody.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Social work and related services

2015/S 176-319453

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Scottish Prison Service
Calton House, 5 Redheughs Rigg
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Brodie Smithers
EH12 9HW Edinburgh
Telephone: +44 1312448453
Fax: +44 1312445705

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Public order and safety

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract


II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

01327 — Youth Work Services at HMYOI Polmont, HMP and YOI Cornton Vale and HMP and YOI Grampian.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Scotland.


II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Contract will deliver Services to HMYOI Polmont, HMP and YOI Grampian and HMP and YOI Cornton Vale. The Supplier shall utilise specific and proven approaches to deliver youth work services, which take account of the specific needs of young people in custody and focus on the individual young person in assessing those needs.
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II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85300000, 85310000, 85320000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes


This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 16.11.2015. Completion 15.11.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Technical. Weighting 60

2. Commercial. Weighting 40

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:


IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 172-312934 of 5.9.2015

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 16.10.2015

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

19.10.2015 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19.10.2015 – 14:00



Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

There will be 2 supplier forums held with the Scottish Prison Service.

The 1st forum will be organised and held within the next 10 days — location/time to be agreed.

The 2nd (as stated in the PIN notice) shall be held at the Scottish Prison Service College in Polmont, near Falkirk on 21.9.2015 between 13:00-15:00.

Please email to register your interest in attending either of these events.

(SC Ref: 412555).

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:


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